Realme GT Neo 2 vs Samsung Galaxy M52 — which mid-range phone should you buy?

Oct 14, 2021

By: Shadab Rabbani

​Display

The Realme GT Neo 2 sports a 6.62-inch AMOLED display while the Samsung Galaxy M52 features a slightly larger 6.7-inch display.

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​Refresh rate

Both the smartphones feature a 120Hz display that can also be set to standard 60Hz via settings to save power.

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Chipset

A faster Snapdragon 870 SoC powers the GT Neo 2 while the Galaxy M52 is powered by the Snapdragon 778 chipset.

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Design

The Galaxy M52 has a slimmer profile with 7.4mm thickness and the GT Neo 2 is much thicker with 8.6mm thickness.

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Rear Camera

Both the phones come with a 64MP triple camera set-up, however, the Galaxy M52 offers better camera performance with its 12MP ultra-wide and 5MP Macro lens.

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Front Camera

The Galaxy M52 is equipped with a 32MP lens while the Realme GT Neo 2 offers a 16MP sensor.

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Battery

Both the phones come with 5,000mAh battery. The GT Neo 2 can charge the device faster with a 65W fast charger while the Galaxy M52 only has 25W fast charging support.

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RAM and Storage

The GT Neo 2 offers 8GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB storage variants, while the Galaxy M52 comes in 6GB/128GB and 8GB/128GB storage variants.

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Pricing

The Samsung Galaxy M52 starts at ₹24,999 for the base model, but the GT Neo 2 starts at a much higher price of ₹31,999.

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Storage Expansion

The Galaxy M52 allows you to add storage via a MicroSD card, but the GT Neo 2 does not have storage expansion option.

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Weight

The Samsung Galaxy M52 is lighter of the two, weighing only 173g against GT Neo 2’s 200g.

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